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Saturday, June 30, 2012

WaPo: Bryce Harper Hates Them Damn Yankees

Years separate Harper from decisions about his long-term future, yet already he speaks about Washington as a long-term home. He grew up a Yankees fan, but now he plays for the Nationals and calls Washington home. Before the Nationals played the Yankees in mid-June, Harper told his father, “I don’t want to be a Yankee. I want to beat them.”

“I’m not going to be a clown and go out, do anything like that,” Harper said. “I want to respect this town. I want to respect the people in this town. I want this town to know, Harper is going to give this town his best every single day. He’s not going to play hung over. He’s not going to do anything like that. He’s going to be the real deal. He’s not going to do any stupid things that destroys his career. I really want to give my best every day.”

He added, “Bryce Harper does not refer to himself in the third person!”

Bote Man Posted: June 30, 2012 at 02:06 PM | 21 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. Graham & the 15-win "ARod Vortex of suck" Posted: June 30, 2012 at 05:35 PM (#4170200)
I can't wait to see him on the Yank. . . wait.
   2. McCoy Posted: June 30, 2012 at 05:45 PM (#4170206)
He'll look good in blue pinstripes.
   3. Dale H. Posted: June 30, 2012 at 05:55 PM (#4170210)
I predict he'll be taking lessons from a clown college within five years. Bro.
   4. The Anthony Kennedy of BBTF (Scott) Posted: June 30, 2012 at 06:03 PM (#4170215)
I love this kid!
   5. The District Attorney Posted: June 30, 2012 at 06:10 PM (#4170218)
I predict he'll be taking lessons from a clown college within five years.
Look, he's not going to be a clown! He says it right there!
   6. Morty Causa Posted: June 30, 2012 at 06:23 PM (#4170224)
Burn that seat.
   7. Lassus Posted: June 30, 2012 at 06:34 PM (#4170226)
Strasburg just left after 3 innings.
   8. My name is Votto, and I love to get blotto Posted: June 30, 2012 at 06:36 PM (#4170228)
Heat-related causes for Strasburg (no injury). It's 105 degrees here in Atlanta today.
   9. AndrewJ Posted: June 30, 2012 at 08:32 PM (#4170259)
"That's it, you people have stood in my way long enough -- I'm going to clown college!"
   10. The District Attorney Posted: June 30, 2012 at 08:35 PM (#4170260)
I don't think any of us expected him to say that.
   11. ERROR---Jolly Old St. Nick Posted: June 30, 2012 at 08:44 PM (#4170265)
I'm taking all my profits from Klown Kollege and laying them on the Washington Generals.
   12. Gazizza, my Dilznoofuses! Posted: June 30, 2012 at 08:46 PM (#4170266)
They're due!
   13. Dread Pirate Dave Roberts Posted: June 30, 2012 at 09:32 PM (#4170277)
That game was fixed!
   14. Morty Causa Posted: June 30, 2012 at 09:32 PM (#4170278)
Look! He's spinning the ball on his finger--just hit it!
   15. Lassus Posted: June 30, 2012 at 10:22 PM (#4170287)
2.5 games back. We're coming for you and your wilting flower of an innings-limit pitcher.
   16. Bourbon Samurai, what price fettucine? Posted: June 30, 2012 at 11:05 PM (#4170306)
This article pleases me
   17. McCoy Posted: June 30, 2012 at 11:14 PM (#4170309)
I really wonder what Theo is asking for for all his chits.
   18. Meatwad Posted: June 30, 2012 at 11:56 PM (#4170324)
Well every one but castro and rizzo are on the block
   19. McCoy Posted: July 01, 2012 at 12:06 AM (#4170334)
I know and so far the Cubs have only moved Marlon Byrd and they had to give the Red Sox over 6 million dollars to do it.
   20. Koot Posted: July 01, 2012 at 08:11 AM (#4170425)
I want this town to know, Harper is going to give this town his best every single day. He’s not going to play hung over. He’s not going to do anything like that. He’s going to be the real deal. He’s not going to do any stupid things that destroys his career. I really want to give my best every day.


Hurray! It's been far too long since we've had a superstar outfielder who referred to himself in third person. This makes me so happy.
   21. I Am Not a Number Posted: July 01, 2012 at 09:28 AM (#4170435)
I wonder what Jimmy thinks of Harper. Jimmy's kind of sweet on Elaine.

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